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Bond issue already pays off

After all the drama over the Wichita school district's contract to install artificial turf on the high schools' football fields as part of the $370 million bond issue, the purchase already as paid off — not only for Texas-based Hellas, which got a bonus for its speed, but for kids and the community. Tuesday's junior varsity and freshman games between Wichita Northwest and Kapaun Mount Carmel avoided rain cancellation by moving to Northwest's new turf field.